Policy / Publications

Key Publications


2015 - WFP Gender Policy 2015-2020

A world with zero hunger can only be achieved when every woman, man, girl and boy has equal opportunities, equal access to resources and equal voice in the decisions that shape their households, communities and...

2015 - Achieving Zero Hunger: The critical role of investments in social protection and agriculture

Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion/year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection.

2015 - Ebola Response: from crisis to recovery

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa has become one of the largest global public health crises in recent history.  WFP has worked on the frontline since the beginning of the outbreak. 

2015 - The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

Produced by FAO, IFAD and WFP, the State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 shows estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development Goal and World Food Summit hunger targets. 

2013 - WFP's use of multilateral funding

For WFP, multilateral contributions are the most flexible type of support because WFP determines their use (instead of donors directing it) and reporting is reduced. 

2014 - WFP and Finland: Partners Against Hunger

In times of multiple humanitarian crises, WFP is more dependent on partners such as Finland to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of millions of people. 

2013 - School feeding policy - Revised

Promoting innovation to achieve national ownership. This paper updates WFP’s 2009 school feeding policy four years after its approval.

2013 - Building resilience through asset creation

Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of the WFP's flagship programmes aimed at addressing most food-insecure people's immediate food needs with cash, voucher or food transfers and improving their long-term...

2012 - Nutrition at the World Food Programme - Programming for Nutrition-Specific Interventions

A condensed reference guide which aims at strengthening efforts to treat moderate acute malnutrition, and to prevent chronic and acute malnutrition, with a focus on the first 1000 days.

2013 - State of School Feeding Worldwide

The first State of School Feeding Worldwide report, produced by WFP provides a global picture of developments in school feeding, with maps, analysis, and research.